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Army Corps Leaving; Puerto Ricans Still Without Power

The Army Corps of Engineers is pulling out of Puerto Rico Friday, ending its work restoring electricity to the U.S. territory’s residents and handing back responsibility for the island’s fragile electric grid to the bankrupt Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, or PREPA. More than 16,000 people are reported to remain without power eight months after the devastation delivered to the island by Hurricane Maria. “It’s not in our culture to walk away from a mission when it hasn’t been...

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